Dehing Patkai Festival, Assam, India

Dehing Patkai festival is a 3-day yearly celebration in the North East Indian state of Assam. As an initiative from the Government of Assam, the festival started back in December 2002. It aims to preserve the culture and traditions of local Assamese tribes. The festival gets its name from the Dehing Patkai Range and the mischievous Dehing River. Dehing Patkai festival is held in Lekhapani of Tinsukia district, known for its captivating beauty and rich history.

Dehing Patkai festival is a blend of tribal fairs, tea heritage tours, golfing, adventure sports and wildlife trip. Sports lovers can enjoy adventure sports such as parasailing, angling, kayaking and other water sports on the river Brahmaputra. The festival also organizes a trip to Second World War cemeteries as well as a trip to the Stilwell Road, which was the passage to the golden land of Myanmar. Moreover, visitors can also experience local delicacies at the Food Festival or unique crafts at the Craft Fair.

The State of Assam, India

 The Assam region is famous for its natural and cultural wonders. Numerous nature parks with its unique flora and fauna as well as cultural monuments such as temples attract many visitors. This tour mostly covers the upper Assam region which is also popular for historical and industrial sites. Digboi, the Oil town, is one of the famous sites of this region. It is home to the oldest operational oil refinery in the world.

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Day 1

We greet you at Dibrugarh Airport and accompany you to the Dibru Saikhowa National Park. There you will check into the Hotel/Eco Cottage. In the evening, we will visit the Borajan Wildlife Sanctuary at Tinsukia.
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Day 2

Early morning, we take a tour of the National Park of Dibru Saikhowa aboard a River Cruise. We will also have breakfast/lunch at the Cruise. After that you can relax at the Hotel/Eco Cottage.
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Day 3

After breakfast, we travel to the legendary oil town of Digboi. There we will visit the Second World War Cemetery and Digboi Oil town – ‘Home to the oldest operational oil refinery in the World’. We will also visit the Digboi golf course which is one among the finest in the country.
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Day 4

After breakfast, we travel to Tirap Colliery to experience open cast coal mining at Tirap. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a traditional cuisine at the Singpho Villa Restaurant in Baragolai. You will also visit India’s only Coal Museum at Margherita, which houses many historical artifacts from the Second World War. In the night, we stay at the Singpho Eco Lodge at Margherita.
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Day 5 and 6

Festival days! Early morning, we will visit the Buddhist Monastery near the Eco Lodge. After breakfast, we will enjoy a short trek across the nearby tea gardens. Later, we will visit the site of the Dehing Patkai Festival and enjoy its festivities. These two days we will stay at guest houses near the festival site.
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Day 7

After breakfast you will go to Dibrugarh Airport for your onward destination and your trip with us ends. Bid Adieu.

Tour package includes the following:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Bonfire expenses
  • Entrance to all National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • Guide charges at National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries

Further customization is possible, please contact us.

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